How does total depravity relate to the glory of God? Total depravity is not just a condition where we become by nature disobedient to God. Rather it is also the condition of having lost God’s glorious design for humanity, that is to glorify God by enjoying him forever.
The world wants to dictate who we are based on the things we have, our physical appearances, the people we’re with, religious and political affiliations and more. But God alone in his word gets to define who we are as part of the old creation, but specially of the new creation.
The Problem of God’s Pleasure In Himself In the last two messages, we have seen that God takes delight in his Son and in all that he does, which is essentially saying that he takes delight ultimately in himself. If God were to seek his highest pleasure in anything else, He is committing idolatry, and […]
How Does God Show His glory? Before we address the pleasure of God in all that he does, I want us to ask first, “what does it mean for God to show his glory?” The reason is because I want us to see from scriptures how integral, important and necessary to his glory the pleasure […]
This sermon series is in no way original from me. The material is largely based on John Piper’s book and sermon series with the same title, “The Pleasures of God”. My sermon titles will be based on the title of each chapter from the book. However, in order for me to preach without having to […]